The true meaning of Leadership

Authored by Domenico Lepore, International Expert and Innovator, Systems-Based Management and Complexity Speaker at the CIO Peer Forum 2018 in Vancouver on Ahead of the Curve: The CIO As a Systemic Leader “I would say to the House, As I said to those who have joined the government: I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, … Read more

The Talent Dividend – Shifting Gears in a Changing Economy

NEWS RELEASE  January 31, 2018  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Ottawa. January 31, 2018 – Today the Information and Communications Technology Council’s (ICTC) released a pivotal report in partnership with Microsoft Canada. The report entitled “The Talent Dividend – Shifting Gears in a Changing Economy”  (version francais) expands on ICTC’s National Digital Talent Strategy and traces a … Read more

Good Enough Is No Longer Good Enough

In the New Digital World, Good Enough is No Longer Good Enough Authored by: Peter D. Moore, Business Strategy Advisor Speaker, April 10, 2018, CIO Peer Forum “There’s never been a better time to be a great CIO or a worse time to be an average one.” This quote from George Westerman, a leader of … Read more

CIO-certified blockchain program celebrates first graduates

By: Brian Jackson. Editorial director of IT World Canada.  Image (left to right): Yasemin Sezer, CIO Association, Toronto Chapter, Dawood Khan, founder of TransformationWorx congratulates one of the first graduates of the blockchain certification, along with Husam Sha’ath of Forte Management Consulting. If blockchain technology is really going to grow beyond Bitcoin and be a disruptive force of change … Read more

High Performance Leadership

Here is a message from Steve Bell, Master Coach, Digital Lean Strategies who will be presenting two sessions at the CIO Peer Forum in Vancouver. Steve has given us a short video to preview his topic. View the video    

IDC Canada Presentation in Toronto Jan 25-18

CIO Association members can download the slide deck from the Toronto chapter IDC Predictions event held at the University Club on January 25, 2018 by clicking on the presentation icon download the slide deck by clicking on the presentation icon below.

First CIO Blockchain Professional Certification Issued

First CIO Blockchain Professional Certification Issued in Canada   First graduates to receive Blockchain Certification certified by the CIO Association of Canada and in partnership with the Institute of Management Consultants of Ontario (CMC-Ontario). ———–  Toronto, Jan 18 –  TransformationWorx, CIO Association of Canada, and the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Ontario (CMC-Ontario) announced today that certifications … Read more

CIOCAN Members on Innovation

Nowhere is the changing landscape of customer expectations and technology more evident than in financial services. From smartphones to wearables, customers are demanding a more personalized engagement, allowing their banking experiences to be seamless across all channels. These expectations have increased both the potential for, and complexity of creating a positive customer experience.  Successful financial … Read more

CIOCAN Members on Women in Technology

David Booth wishes he could explain why fields like engineering and I.T. haven’t drawn the women in the way that we think they ought to. Women are intelligent, capable and ambitious. A McKinsey survey report states that 79 percent of entry-level women and 83 percent of middle-management women desire to move to the next level … Read more